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 Meanings and Examples of OPTION
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 n.  act of choosing; power or freedom to choose
Classic Sentence:
1  There was, even in the most strictly conforming Gopher Prairie circles, a certain option as to collations.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VII
2  You told me, four weeks ago, that Thurston had an option on some South African property which would expire in a month, and which he desired you to share with him.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
3  The Austrian general looked dissatisfied, but had no option but to reply in the same tone.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER III
Example Sentence: (104 in 7 pages)
16  We have the option of going or not.
17  This option is preferable to any other.
18  Personally, I prefer the second option.
19  The report concluded the cheapest option was to close the laboratory.
20  The best option would be to cancel the trip altogether.
21  Deciding on your best option is not easy.
22  Jones has taken an option on shares in the company.
23  We should not yet abandon this option for the disposal of highly radioactive waste.
24  I prefer the second option - its advantages are simplicity and cheapness.
25  Daphne was so guileless that Claire had no option but to believe her.
26  Poor farmers have little option but to try to grow food on these infertile soils.
27  Promoting fairtrade is a win-win option, because everyone, both producers and consumers, benefits.
28  It is not an unattractive option to make programmes for other companies.
29  You will have to pay them; you have no option.
30  Look at the on-screen menu and select the "File" option.